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Congressman Jamaal Bowman visit Grimes School

Congressman Jamaal Bowman visit Grimes School

Grimes School hosted a conversation with Congressman Jamaal Bowman on Friday, May 19, 2023. Congressman Bowman answered questions from teachers, parents, and students.  

"We are delighted to have a partnership with our congressman,” said Acting Superintendent Dr. K. Veronica Smith. “He has been instrumental in bringing programs to our scholars.”

The event included a tour of Grimes and a performance from the middle school African dance team. Several students were invited to an upcoming leadership conference in New Rochelle.

"The Grimes family is excited to have Congressman Bowman visit our school. We are looking forward to future conversations. This was a great day for Grimes School.” 

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Grimes ENL Social

On Tuesday, April 18, 2023, the English as a New Language (ENL) team at Grimes Elementary School hosted their first annual Spring Parent Social. Food and live Latin Jazz music from Rios Entertainment Services Inc. combined to create a great atmosphere.

Art by Grimes School Scholars

During the month of February 2023, first grade visual arts students at Grimes School worked on their fine motor skills with tracing and coloring. They worked hard creating their most delicious looking apples and had fun layering color on the apples using crayons, then watercolors. 

Grimes students holding up recycling bags full of bottles

Following a guest speaker on Tuesday, March 14, 2023, who had discussed the consequences of trash on our ecosystem and how we can recycle to prevent this, Trevor Latasa, a social studies teacher at Grimes School began a recycling activity. He gave a brief explanation of how recycling can be a benefit to everyone by providing an alternative source of materials for building and manufacturing, and how they are reused in different products. 

Grimes parents and students smiling at family math night

One hundred twenty-six students and family members attended Family Math Night at Grimes School on Tuesday, March 21, 2023.  The evening began with a PTA meeting in a classroom after which families filled the cafeteria which was converted into a math game room for the event.